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PBS39, Indiana Tech, African/African-American Historical Society to present sneak preview of ‘Africa’s Great Civilizations’

PBS39, Indiana Tech, African/African-American Historical Society to present sneak preview of ‘Africa’s Great Civilizations’

| February 13, 2017

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 18, PBS39,  Indiana Tech and the African/African-American Historical Society/Museum of Allen County are scheduled to team up to present a sneak preview screening of the first hour of the upcoming PBS miniseries presentation, Africa’s Great Civilizations. This preview screening of the miniseries’ first hour, “Origins,” is scheduled to take place at 7 […]

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Debate on Sessions nomination explodes over Coretta Scott King letter

Debate on Sessions nomination explodes over Coretta Scott King letter

| February 13, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The United States Senate debate over Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (D-Ala.) boiled over into confusion and accusations on Tuesday, Feb. 7 as Senate Democrats carried their opposition into an all-night long protest. But at 7:15 p.m. that same day, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) recited the […]

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‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

| February 13, 2017

Local talk show off and running FORT WAYNE—For those of you that have been following Oh Def Network and Frost Illustrated’s collaboration, as of Jan. 31, Oh Def Network has launched it’s new talk show airing on Fort Wayne CW at noon, Let’s Talk…With Guest Host Lisa Love. “Let’s Talk…,” is currently in production. It […]

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History presents some ‘other ideas’ on immigration

History presents some ‘other ideas’ on immigration

| February 13, 2017

A Frost Illustrated Commentary We’re not saying we have a solution to this particular problem, but as we were sitting around have an office discussion, a number of thoughts came to us on the subject of immigration. First, given claims that this is a “Christian” nation established by “Christian Founding Fathers” (that’s another topic—we suggest […]

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Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

| February 13, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Each year, the Census Bureau recognizes Black History Month by releasing up-to-date statistics that reveal the total black population, the number of black-owned businesses and even how many African-American military members are serving the country. Currently, the black population stands at 46.3 million, up about 1.3 percent from […]

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Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

| February 12, 2017

Courtesy of Verizon News Service PRNEWSWIRE—Unlimited data on the Verizon network has arrived. Beginning Feb. 13, Verizon is offering an introductory plan that gives you unlimited data on your smartphone and tablet on the best 4G LTE network in the country. With Verizon Unlimited, you also get HD video streaming, Mobile Hotspot, calling and texting […]

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Ask Alma: My wife walked out on me, now she needs my help

Ask Alma: My wife walked out on me, now she needs my help

| February 12, 2017

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, My wife is vicious with a capital “V!” We were married for eight years and over that time had two sons. She did everything imaginable. She lied to me, stole from me and manipulated me. Here are a few examples: She stole money from her employer, […]

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Students should know about charter schools

Students should know about charter schools

| February 11, 2017

By Anitra Brown (Managing Editor, The New Orleans Tribune) Late last year, “The New York Times” and “The Washington Post” criticized the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for its call for a moratorium on charter schools. Editorial writers at The Post even got all clever with their Oct. 11 headline, “The […]

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Film review: ‘100 Streets’

Film review: ‘100 Streets’

| February 11, 2017

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) The mark of a brilliant actor is that he or she can give a compelling performance even in a film that doesn’t shine. That’s the case with Idris Elba, as he nearly saves “100 Streets, a light, interwoven contemporary London drama from mediocrity. The concept for the film […]

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Woman who falsely accused Emmett Till will avoid prosecution

Woman who falsely accused Emmett Till will avoid prosecution

| February 10, 2017

Relatives of Emmett Till speak out after woman’s confession By Erick Johnson (The Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) He’s been dead for more than 60 years. Buried with Emmett Till was the truth to what led to brutal murder in 1955. But, the latest development in the case is not going well the Till’s relatives in Chicago, […]

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